News Flash

Home

11 Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Kenosha County social worker Julie Ortiz receives 2018 Connie Reyes Award

2018 Connie Reyes Award

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today presented the 2018 Connie Reyes Award for Excellence in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention to Julie Ortiz, a social worker in the county Division of Children and Family Services.

The award, now in its fourth year,...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office to host Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic on May 12

vets coin FB LINK

To assist area military veterans and their eligible dependents, the Kenosha County Veterans Services Office is hosting a Wills and Power of Attorney Clinic on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the North 3 Conference R...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Kenosha County highways A and H to close temporarily for Foxconn-related paving work

Highway A and H intersection

Road improvements related to the Foxconn development will affect two Kenosha County trunk highways in the Village of Somers beginning later this week.

Portions of Highway A (Seventh Street) and Highway H (88th Avenue) are being resurfaced to accommodate th...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 9, 2018

County Hazardous Waste Program drop-off day is May 5

Hazardous waste

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser today is announcing this year’s Household Hazardous Waste Program.

“The Kenosha County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a FREE program and a great opportunity for Kenosha residents to dispose of their household haza...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Turn the Town Blue Committee plans events for Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

go blue FB LINK

The Turn the Town Blue Committee will host a variety of events throughout April in commemoration of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

As part of its annual campaign, the committee asks community members to “Say Something, Do Something for Kids,” by...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Recent spate of suspected drug-related deaths raises concerns in Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner's Office

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kenosha County Division of Health are issuing a warning about opioid and opiate use after a string of four suspected overdose deaths in Kenosha County in the last five days.

In 2017, Kenosha County had 5...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Kenosha County golf courses to open for the 2018 season on March 17

Brighton Dale sunset

The Brighton Dale Links Blue Spruce course and Petrifying Springs Golf Course will open for play on Saturday, March 17, 2018, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The White Birch and Red Pine courses and the practice range at Brighton Dale...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Kenosha County’s emerald ash borer removal project earns DNR Innovations in Urban Forestry honors

DNR Urban Forestry Award

Kenosha County’s innovative, cost-effective approach to removing emerald ash borer-infested trees from three parks recently gained honors from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The Parks Divisions’ Emerald Ash Borer Mechanized Tree Removal and...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Kenosha County Tree Program adds online store

Maple trees

Kenosha County’s Tree and Shrub Program is now offering people the opportunity to make purchases through an online store.

The program, which has sold nearly one million trees to residents over the last 25 years, previously accepted orders only through pape...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: January 5, 2018

KD Park to host annual 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby on Jan. 21

2015 4-H ice fishing derby

Kenosha County’s annual ice fishing derby will return to KD Park from 7 to 11 a.m. Jan. 21, 2018, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by Kenosha County Parks in cooperation with County Executive Kreuser, ...

Read on...

View News Release Home
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training twice monthly

Narcan

Beginning in January, the Kenosha County Division of Health will offer Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray training the first Monday and third Thursday of each month at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road.

Training is free, and a free Narcan nasal ...

Read on...

Home